The course is fully online, running over two semesters. Asynchronous delivery will be used to suit business leaders’ schedules. Delivered through videos, readings, exercises, discussion boards, group work, and more, with optional synchronous video sessions. Students will deliver multiple assessment items over the year, with limited use of exams. Students will customise projects to opportunities in their own companies.
The programme is divided into two themes:
• AI Fundamentals (15 ECTS)
• AI in Business and Society (15 ECTS)
These two themes are each implemented as a block of three modules, and each module is worth 5 ECTS.
The overall structure is as follows:
SEMESTER 1 (September – December):
• Introduction to AI
• Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing
• AI Strategy and Transformation
SEMESTER 2 (January – May):
• Data Analysis and Visualisation
• Ethics and Law for AI
• Future of AI
This course is targeted at those working in industry in Ireland at an appropriate level (management or transitioning to management) who want to deepen their skills in Artificial Intelligence to enable them to implement it across enterprise functions.
Strong Level-8 undergraduate, not necessarily in computer science. (Work experience may be considered as an alternative.)
Candidates must be EU/EEA nationals or working in Ireland on an Irish Employment Permit